Be Quiet! Dark Base 701 Gaming Case w/ Glass Window, E-ATX, ARGB Front Strips, 3x Silent Wings 4 Fans, Fan Controller, PWM/ARGB Hub, USB-C, Black

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  • Vendor BEQUIET
  • Barcode 4260052190654

Maximum airflow and usability

Dark Base 701 Black makes no compromises in performance and is designed for easy handling with its outstanding usability. Subtle ARGB illumination perfectly rounds up this high-end case.
  • Open mesh design for high airflow and performance
  • 3 pre-installed Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed fans offer maximum performance
  • Fan controller with PWM motherboard sync option
  • PWM and ARGB Hub for up to 8 PWM fans and 2 ARGB components 
  • ARGB lighting with integrated ARGB controller for a stunning look
  • Exceptional usability with easily accessible features 
  • Versatile motherboard tray enables an inverted layout
  • Tempered glass side window allowing a superb view
Maximum Airflow

Performance all the way
For all who strive for maximum airflow – be it with water-cooled or air-cooled systems – Dark Base 701 Black with its extremely air-permeable front and top cover is the right choice.

Silent Wings 4 PWM High-Speed Fans

3 pre-installed fans for maximum cooling
Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed makes no compromise between maximum performance and virtually inaudible operation. Its extraordinary air pressure significantly increases the cooling performance of
Dark Base 701 Black.

Usability at all Levels

Versatility for everyone
Dark Base 701 Black is designed for users of all experience levels. The case features a bracket on the top and front for a convenient installation of fans and radiators. Drives can be installed tool-less with just a few steps. Both PC building veterans and first-time builders will appreciate the time-saving inversion of the system, while admirers of a neat interior will embrace the smart cable routing options. Enjoyers of vertical graphics card installation can use one of the vertical PCI slots with an optional riser cable.

Made For Custom Loops

Your water-cooling playground
Dark Base 701 Black sets almost no limits to your creativity. With its huge dimensions and radiator compatibility up to 360mm, you can consider Dark Base 701 Black your playground – and home for your individual custom water-cooling loop.

Convenient Connectivity

Hubs for fans and ARGB devices
Dark Base 701 Black features a combined PWM and ARGB hub for up to 8 PWM fans and 2 additional ARGB devices. This PCB is located behind the motherboard tray and connects to the front I/O panel’s fan and ARGB controllers. The pre-installed fans are connected to the fan hub by default, so you have the case’s cooling setup under your control without having to rewire any cables.

Timeless Design With ARGB Illumination

A case that comes to stay
Dark Base 701 Black can be recognized as a be quiet! high-end case at first glance. Its bulky design sets a statement in each gaming room and makes clear_ Dark Base 701 Black is here to stay. ARGB LEDs at the front panel offer multiple colors and modes to individualize the look of the case. You can optionally synchronize lighting with your motherboard or an ARGB controller.

Tempered Glass Window

A perfect view inside your PC
The high-quality, fully windowed side panel offers a perfect view of the components inside your PC case. The window is made of tinted and tempered glass with black painted side bars.


GPU max height_ 415 mm CPU cooler max height_ 185 mm PSU max length_ 260 mm
12.8 kg Excl. stands (LxWxH): 565 x 249 x 495 mm Encl. stands (LxWxH): 565 x 249 x 523 mm
Additional Features
See Overview
Screw set (Drives/Motherboard) Additional standoffs (pcs.): 1 (for E-ATX) Cable ties (pcs.): 9 (Velcro) Mesh Front Panel
Package Weight
To be confirmed
3 Years
Top cover_ Steel Front panel_ Steel Side panel_ Glass Side panel window_ Steel Stands_ ABS

Form Factor
Yes (LED Lighting)
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Power Supply Wattage
Motherboard Support
E-ATX (30.5 x 27.5cm), ATX, Micro ATX, Mini ITX
Yes (Window)
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Connectors / Controls
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C 2 x USB 3.2 Type-A Mic + Audio PWM Control Button RGB Control Button
Drive Bays
3 x 3.5" slots (scope of delivery) 5 x 3.5" slots (max.) 2 x 2.5" slots (scope of delivery) 3 x 2.5" slots (max.)
Expansion Slots
7 + 3 Expansion Slots
Cooling System
Included Fans_ Front_ 1 x Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed Fan Top_ 1 x Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed Fan Rear_ 1 x Silent Wings 4 140mm PWM high-speed Fan Fan Mounts Front_ 3 x 120 / 3 x 140 mm Top_ 3 x 120 / 3 x 140 mm Rear_ 1 x 120 / 1 x 140 mm Side_ None Bottom_ 1 x 120 / 1 x 140 mm PWM and ARGB Hub for up to 8 PWM fans and 2 ARGB components
Radiator Support_ Front_ Up to 360 mm Top_ Up to 360 mm Rear_ 120 mm Side_ None